Chelsea, Benfica, Fenerbahce win in Europa League
Chelsea, Benfica and Fenerbahce closed in on the Europa League semifinals with victories on Thursday.
Basel scored two crucial away goals in a draw at Tottenham.
Fernando Torres scored twice in a game for the first time in four months as European champion Chelsea won 3-1 over Rubin Kazan at home in the first leg of their quarterfinal.
Benfica came from behind to beat Newcastle 3-1 at home, while Fenerbahce scored two late goals to claim a 2-0 victory over short-handed Lazio.
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